Timothy Snyder Biography

Timothy Snyder is a well-known American historian and #1 New York Times bestselling book. Snyder became a New York Times bestseller after writing the book “On Tyranny.” He is an expert in Holocaust and Central and Eastern European history. He is also a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and a Professor of History at Yale University, where he is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History. He is a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and a Professor of History at Yale University.

How old is Timothy Snyder? – Age

He was born as Timothy David Synder on 18 August 1969 in Ohio, United States. He is 53 years as of 2022.

Where did Timothy Snyder go to school? – Education

He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from Brown University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in modern history from the University of Oxford in 1995, under the supervision of Timothy Garton Ash and Jerzy Jedlicki. From 1991 to 1994, he was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford’s Balliol College. Snyder earned his high school diploma from Centerville.

Timothy Snyder – Family

Timothy is the son of Estel Eugene Snyder, a veterinarian, and Christine Hadley Snyder, a teacher, accountant, and homemaker, both of whom were born in the Dayton area of Ohio. Snyder’s parents married in a Quaker ceremony in Ohio in 1963, and his mother was instrumental in the preservation of her family homestead as a Quaker historic site.

Who is Snyder Married to? – Wife and Children

Snyder is married to Yale University’s Marci Shore, an associate professor of intellectual history. Since 2005, the two have been married. Snyder and his wife, professor Shore, have two children together.

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Timothy Snyder’s Illness

Following a series of medical misdiagnoses, he became very ill in December 2019. During his recovery from the coronavirus epidemic, he wrote Our Malady, a book addressing the flaws with the for-profit health-care system in the United States and the coronavirus response thus far.

What is Snyder’s Salary?

His salary is under review.

Snyder’s Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Timothy Snyder Career

Professor of History, Timothy Snyder

Synder held fellowships at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris from 1994 to 1995, the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen in Vienna in 1996, the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies in Boston in 1997, and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1998 to 2001.
The author of “On Tyranny” has worked as an instructor at the College of Europe Natolin Campus, as well as holding the Baron Velge Chair at the Université libre de Bruxelles, the Cleveringa Chair at the University of Leiden, the Philippe Romain Chair at the London School of Economics, and the 2013 René Girard Lecturer at Stanford University. Snyder was the Bird White Housum Professor of History at Yale University before taking over as the Richard C. Levin Professor of History.

Timothy Snyder On Tyranny

This is Snyder’s 2017 book, in which he provides a roadmap for fighting and surviving America’s authoritarian turn. He points out in the book that America has the advantage of being able to learn from the histories of other nations, particularly Europeans, who have experienced a similar pattern. Their democracy devolved into fascism, Nazism, or communism.

Timothy Snyder Our Malady

Snyder’s 2020 book, Our Malady, is a critique of America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as a demand for urgent reassessment of the country’s health and freedom. This was inspired by a personal event in which he became ill on December 29, 2019, and had to wait in an emergency room for hours before being admitted to surgery. This caused him to consider the healthcare industry’s vulnerability.’

Timothy Snyder Books

  • 1998 – Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz
  • 2000 – Wall Around the West: State Power and Immigration Controls in Europe and North America
  • 2003 – The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999
  • 2005 – Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine
  • 2008 – The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke
  • 2010 – Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
  • 2012 – Thinking the Twentieth Century With Tony Judt
  • 2015 – Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning
  • 2017 – On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
  • 2018 – The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America
  • 2020 – Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary

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